Russia Parades War-‘Bots for the First Time


On April 18, 2018, Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu announced that the year’s military parade in Moscow, commemorating the Soviet victory over Nazi Germany in World War II, will feature new and advanced weaponry. He noted that for the first... Read more

Are Purported ‘Sonic Attacks’ at Embassies in Havana an Elaborate Intelligence Operation?


The Canadian government pulled families of diplomats from its embassy in Cuba on April... Read more

U.S. Marines Want a Do-It-All Drone


The U.S. Marine Corps in early March 2018 asked the defense industry to provide... Read more

Russian ‘Terminators’ Roll Out for Victory Day Rehearsals


Russia’s Victory Day parade on May 9, commemorating the victory over Nazi Germany, is... Read more

The Mysterious Last Battle of Soviet Tank General Alexander Lizyukov


On Sept. 17, 1942, Gen. Mikhail Katukov was sitting in a meeting with other... Read more
A Gigantic T-35 Tank Rolls Out of a Factory, 80 Years After Production Ended
In April 2018, a very large and interesting machine rolled out of a military museum in Verkhnyaya Pyshma, a...
‘The Beast’ Is the Best Tank Movie You’ve Never Seen

‘The Beast’ Is the Best Tank Movie You’ve Never Seen

This story originally appeared on Nov. 21, 2014. The Beast should be a terrible movie. It’s a film about...

We Love the Pentagon’s ‘Encyclopedia of Ethical Failure’

We Love the Pentagon’s ‘Encyclopedia of Ethical Failure’

This story originally appeared on Nov. 18, 2014. Ethically, it’s been a rough few years for the military. In...

Russia Parades War-‘Bots for the First Time

Russia Parades War-‘Bots for the First Time

On April 18, 2018, Russian defense minister Sergei Shoigu announced that the year’s military parade in Moscow, commemorating the...

This Chinese Future Weapon Is Absurd

This Chinese Future Weapon Is Absurd

To hear Chinese state media tell it, the soldiers of the People’s Liberation Army will go into battle in...

Lecciones sobre carros de combate aprendidas por Irak durante la Guerra contra el Estado Islámico

Lecciones sobre carros de combate aprendidas por Irak durante la Guerra contra el Estado Islámico

Tras su éxito contra el Estado Islámico (ISIS) en el campo de batalla, Irak está estudiando las futuras necesidades...

‘The Lost Fleet: Corsair’ Is ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Meets ‘Captain America’

‘The Lost Fleet: Corsair’ Is ‘Battlestar Galactica’ Meets ‘Captain America’

War Is Boring got a sneak peek at a new graphic novel from best-selling military science fiction writer Jack...

The Nuclear-War Tank Came at Exactly the Wrong Time

The Nuclear-War Tank Came at Exactly the Wrong Time

This story originally appeared on Oct. 9, 2016. In a war that never happened, formations of heavy and rather...

Colombian Mobsters Linked to a Rebel Named ‘Rambo’ Come Under Pressure

Colombian Mobsters Linked to a Rebel Named ‘Rambo’ Come Under Pressure

This article originally appeared at InSight Crime. Members of the ex-FARC mafia along the Colombia-Ecuador border are under heightened...

A Missile’s Combat Debut Allowed U.S. Bombers to Stay Away From Syrian Air Defenses

A Missile’s Combat Debut Allowed U.S. Bombers to Stay Away From Syrian Air Defenses

Lockheed Martin’s stealthy new AGM-158B Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile-Extended Range — JASSM-ER — made its debut on the raid...

The Nazis Exploited Sherman’s March to the Sea

The Nazis Exploited Sherman’s March to the Sea

This story originally appeared on June 30, 2016. In the months before the Allied invasion of Nazi-occupied Europe, the...

Are Purported ‘Sonic Attacks’ at Embassies in Havana an Elaborate Intelligence Operation?

Are Purported ‘Sonic Attacks’ at Embassies in Havana an Elaborate Intelligence Operation?

The Canadian government pulled families of diplomats from its embassy in Cuba on April 16, 2018 after 10 Canadians...

The Trucial Oman Scouts Was the British Army’s Last Desert Romance

The Trucial Oman Scouts Was the British Army’s Last Desert Romance

This story originally appeared on Aug. 30, 2015. For most people, the United Arab Emirates conjures up images of...

In a Fight Between Abrams and T-90 Tanks, Victory Goes to the Better Crew

In a Fight Between Abrams and T-90 Tanks, Victory Goes to the Better Crew

While the T-14 Armata might be Russia’s latest and greatest tank, it still is not ready for service. In...

Tales of American Hubris

Tales of American Hubris

The lessons of history? Who needs them? Certainly not Washington’s present cast of characters, a crew in flight from...

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